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Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology staying for the remarkables of your place, and the composer being unwilling to send it to the press without them, that so the work may be as compleat as possible --- You are theref

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology stayi...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 34, Folder 7.

This is the place to affix the stamp

This is the place to affix the stamp

Print shows a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place du marché dans la ville de la Havane prise = Vista de la plaza del mercado en la Ciudad de la Havana / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; engraved by C. Canot and T. Morris.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place d...

Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec o...

Print shows a ship on the Saint Lawrence River with a rowboat of troops disembarking at a point above the city of Québec.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare of our country again induces us to urge your exertions in sending to the magazine in this place, what can be procured of the following articles, salt pork, beans, peas, vinega

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

In observance of the Colony-writ to me directed, these are in the name of the government of the Massachusetts-Bay, to will and require you forthwith to cause the Freeholders and other inhabitants of your town … to assemble at such time and place

In observance of the Colony-writ to me directed, these are in the name...

Filled in in mss. for Berkshire to the selectment of Jericho and dated at Pittsfield. 29 April 1776 and signed by Israel Dickinson sheriff.; Ford 2015.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congr... more

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the enemy at the close of the late session of Assembly their pushing immediately to this place, the dispersion of the publick papers, which for the purpose of saving them necessar

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the ...

Evans 17410. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 1a.

View of the causeway or landing place, at Pelew

View of the causeway or landing place, at Pelew

Engraving by I. Landseer after drawing by T. Malton after a sketch by I. Wedgebrough. Illus. in: George Keate, An Account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean, London, 1788. R... more

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Cartoon shows Louis XVI standing on a pedestal with one foot on the hydra of despotism(?) from which five of seven heads have been severed; on the left, a clergyman offers him a gold coin, and on the right, a S... more

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following melancholly accident took place in the River Merrimack, viz. A Mr. Chase of Newton, with eight others, were crossing the river in a small boat, they were unfortunately overtaken

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following mel...

Not in Evans.; Verse.; Imprint 2.; On verso: 10-98-1009.1.44.24; On verso: MC # 09-82-038.154 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... more

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Print shows two bare-breasted women in a boudoir, one appears to have been fixing or powdering the hair of the other who sits before a mirror; a box of hair powder has fallen to the floor spilling its contents;... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding place]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding ...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 Rōnin; the samurai discover Kira's hiding place.

[Nut-shop, St. James Place]

[Nut-shop, St. James Place]

Kennedy, 291 (first state). Signed with butterfly on plate and in pencil. Coll. marks: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342) and H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a). Title and other information from Beall. American pri... more

Proclamation de la Constitution, place du Marché des Innocens, le 14 septembre 1791 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault scul.

Proclamation de la Constitution, place du Marché des Innocens, le 14 s...

Print shows a large crowd hearing the news that the new constitution is proclaimed, substantially reducing the power of the monarchy.

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou 1er Pluviôse An 1er de la République / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Berthault sculps.

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou ...

Print shows French soldiers, some on horseback, and citizens gathered around the platform where Louis XVI stands before the guillotine on the day of his execution.

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan and sketched elevation]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.14

Vue de la place des boutiques / Cadolle delt. ; lithe. par Deroy.

Vue de la place des boutiques / Cadolle delt. ; lithe. par Deroy.

Print showing a view across a plaza with carriages and pedestrians at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, Maryland]

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, M...

Drawing shows view of monument beyond First Unitarian Church, originally First Independent Church of Baltimore, designed by Maximilian Godefroy, completed in 1818.

A new map of South Carolina with its canals, roads & distances from place to place along the stage & steam boat routes.

A new map of South Carolina with its canals, roads & distances from pl...

The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in... more

General Taylor's letter of condolence to Henry Clay on his recent distressing bereavement .... Philadelphia. Published by C. Alexander Daily Chronicle Office, Franklin Place 1847.

General Taylor's letter of condolence to Henry Clay on his recent dist...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 155, Folder... more

Rotundo [i.e. Rotunda] Gardens. Mr. Hampton's grand 77th ascent with his new royal Irish national balloon, Erin-Go-Bragh the first ascent this season, will take place on Easter Monday, 24th April, 1848.

Rotundo [i.e. Rotunda] Gardens. Mr. Hampton's grand 77th ascent with h...

Broadside announcing an ascension and parachute jump from the Rotunda Gardens, Dublin, Ireland, by balloonist John Hampton. Includes a picture of his balloon "Erin-Go-Bragh."

The place we hear about

The place we hear about

Another grim portrayal of violent goldfield life in California, similar to "Things as They Are" (no. 1849-3) and equally critical of the outgoing Polk administration. Here again mayhem erupts, as prospectors an... more

Wagner & McGuigan's Steam Lithographic Printing Establishment, No. 4 Athenian Buildings, Franklin Place, Philadelphia

Wagner & McGuigan's Steam Lithographic Printing Establishment, No. 4 A...

Print shows printing plant, artists and printers at work, printing presses, and symbols of the printing trade and of the United States used to advertise the firm.

Cirque Américain - Place du Chateau d'Eau, J.W. Myers, proprietor

Cirque Américain - Place du Chateau d'Eau, J.W. Myers, proprietor

Print showing an exterior view of the Place du Chateau d'Eau in Paris, France, with a throng of people in the foreground.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... more

Paris. Place du châtelet / E. Baldus.

Paris. Place du châtelet / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 21. No. 86.

[Place de la Concorde, Paris, France] / E. Baldus.

[Place de la Concorde, Paris, France] / E. Baldus.

Place de la Concorde, showing fountains, obelisk and buildings.

Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, showing the rail roads, canals, stage roads &c. with distances from place to place.

Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, showing th...

General map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities and towns, roads, railroads, canals, and distances. [From published bibliography]

Place de la Concorde A Paris / / Photographie d'apres nature par Ch. Soulier, photographe de l'empereur.

Place de la Concorde A Paris / / Photographie d'apres nature par Ch. S...

Photograph shows obelisk and fountain in Place de la Concorde with palaces, Rue Royale, and Church of the Madeleine in the background. Title from item. No. 215. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers o... more

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Merchants' place at Toumhai]

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Merchants' p...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 340.

Landing place. Assouan

Landing place. Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1831. On verso: Assouan. Landing place.